rather rare species wherever wayfaring-tree is to be found throughout
larva lives mainly on Viburnum lantana,
but can occasionally be found on V. opulus, V. tinus and very occasionally on Sorbus aucuparia. The mine is formed between 2 lateral veins, causing a strong fold and contorting the leaf. Pupation inside the mine.
adults fly in two generations a year; in May and in August.
Namur, Lavaux Ste.-Anne, 01 November 2007.
mines on Viburnum
- view underside
(Photo © Chris Steeman)